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The Exorcism Stories in Luke-Acts

The Exorcism Stories in Luke-Acts
A Sociostylistic Reading

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Part of Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series

  • Date Published: August 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521838047

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  • The distinctively Lukan version of the exorcism stories has attracted little interest from scholars in New Testament studies until recently. Setting the stories within their ancient cultural context, Todd Klutz uses linguistic analysis to cover popular beliefs as well as official religion. He sheds new light on the Jewishness of the text, and on the understanding of exorcism within the Hellenized Jewish religious world.

    • The first account of the Lukan exorcism stories to give proper weight to unofficial religious traditions of the ancient near East, as well as to orthodox practices
    • Sheds new light on the Jewishness of the text, and to the hellenized Jewish religious world in which it was produced
    • Uses sociolinguistic analysis to arrive at new interpretations of the accounts in Luke-Acts and how they might have been understood by their original audience
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "Klutz displays an extensive expertise in contextual issues relating to exorcism, magic and shamanism...As well as becoming a standard scholarly text on the analysis of biblical exorcism narratives, this book should become an important input to debate about Luke-Acts in general." Peter Oakes, JSNT Booklist

    "Recently I heard a student describing a Scripture course as reversing the domestication of Scripture that has for so long been our practice. Reading Klutz is a welcome step in the same direction." Seán Kealy, Review of Biblical Literature

    "I would attempt no exegetical work on any of these exorcisms without reference to this book." - The Journal of Religion Robert L. Brawley, McCormick Theological Seminary

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    Product details

    • Date Published: August 2004
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521838047
    • length: 312 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.55kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. Sociostylistics and the exorcism in Luke 4:33–37
    2. Purity and the exorcism in Luke 8:26–39
    3. Discipleship and the exorcism in Luke 9:37–43a
    4. Paul, Jewish identity, and the exorcism in Acts 16:16–18
    Conclusion.

  • Author

    Todd Klutz, University of Manchester
    Todd Klutz is a Lecturer in New Testament Studies, Department of Religions and Theology, University of Manchester.

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